We spend the hour remembering the pioneering journalist William Worthy, who died earlier this month at the age of 92. During the height of the Cold War, Worthy defied the U.S. government by reporting from the Soviet Union, Cuba, China, Iran, North Vietnam and Algeria. He also worked closely with many African-American leaders, including A. Philip Randolph and Malcolm X. In the late 1950s, the State Department refused to renew his passport after he returned from a reporting trip into China....
D.E.A Agents File Lawsuit against the CIA and NSA. Drug Enforcement Agency agents are filing a lawsuit against the CIA and NSA for what they consider illegal investigations and harassment. Pacificas Dennis Bernstein has broken the story and joins us to discuss the details. Congressional Black Caucus This past week, African American politicians and activists from around the U.S. gathered in the nations capitol for the annual Congressional Black Caucus weekend, a series of workshops, forums and... Source: transferred from audio cassette to CD at Pacifica Radio Archive, this flac is from the CD
Amy Goodman covers the 1995 recipients of the Reebok Human Rights Awards, including Phuntsog Nyidron, a Tibetan nun serving a 17 year jail sentence for her protests again the Chinese government; Richard Nsanzabaganwa from Rwanda, a 26 year old activist trying to get recognition and support for victims of the 1994 genocide, Miguel Angel de los Santos Cruz from Mexico, a lawyer specializing in assisting indigenous people and Angela Elizabeth Brown from Georgia in the US, a student environmental... Topics: Reebok, Nike, Reebok Human Rights Awards, East Timor, Indonesia, Phuntsog Nyidron, Richard...
* Headlines for October 4, 2004 * "Days of Penitence": Over 70 Palestinians Killed in Deadliest Israeli Offensive in Gaza Since Intifada * Nader Charges DNC Chair McAuliffe Told Him "We're Going To Try To Get You Off The Ballot In All Of The Close States" ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
Afghan Journey: En Route To Kandahar An International Delegation Of 90 Peace Activists Are Assaulted By Israeli Soldiers As They Try To Cross The Border Into Gaza The Arab League Faces Eviction From Its New York Headquarters Mother Courage: Imagining Peace, Excerpts Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
* Headlines for October 26, 2004 * Making Votes Count: Is a Theft of the 2004 Election Already Underway? * Nader vs. Anybody But Bush: A Debate on Ralph Nader's Candidacy ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast
Former U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator Hans Von Sponeck Talks To Us From Baghdad About A New Report On The Health Affects Of War The U.S. Is Thinking The Unthinkable: It Is Preparing For The Possible Use Of Nuclear Weapons Against Iraq Dr. Asaf Durakovic Gives A Rare Interview About Depleted Uranium In Iraq: He Was The First Military Doctor To Test Gulf War Veterans For Radiation Exposure And Was Terminated For His Work ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio broadcast
* Headlines for January 27, 2005 * Chaos, Frustration and Extreme Violence as Iraq Readies for Elections * Code Names: A Look Behind Secret U.S. Military Plans in the Middle East, Africa and at Home ( 3 reviews ) Topic: Democracy Now Source: Radio/Television broadcast